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Pakistani players console Afghanistan bowler after Asia Cup defeat

Pakistani players Shoaib Malik and Hasan Ali consoled Afghanistan bowler Aftab Alam as he broke down after the green shirts pulled off a sensational last three wicket win in the Asia Cup on Friday.

The spectators at Sheikh Zayed Stadium were given a nail biting edge of the seat thriller to witness as Pakistan pulled a last over victory over a spirited Afghanistan side. Chasing a stiff 258 run target.

Pakistan lost early wickets before they were stabalised by Imam ul Haq scoring 80 and Babar Azam chipping in with 66. After they returned to the pavilion, Malik samashed an unbeaten 51 which included three four and a six.

However, as the Pakistan side celebrated. Afghanistan bowler broke down on field. In a show of sportsmanship, Sohaib and Ali consoled the opponent bowler.

Earlier a photo want viral of Indian bowler Chahal tying the scoelace of Pakistan Usman Khan during their Asia Cup match. Pakistan will next play India in their second Asia Cup Super Four match on Sunday.

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